“Accept him whose faith is weak, without passing judgment on disputable matters… Who are you to judge someone else’s servant? To his own master he stands or falls… So then each of us will give an account of himself to God… So whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God.”
The Alliance is simply a mainstream, evangelical denomination, similar to many denominations in America. Our message is four-fold: Christ our Savior, Christ our Sanctifier, Christ our Healer, and Christ our Coming King!
From its inception The Christian and Missionary Alliance has focused its message on the changeless person of Jesus Christ, who is “the same yesterday, today, and forever.”
“Jesus is not only the pattern, but the source of our life, and it is the business of Holy Spirit…moment by moment to transfer His qualities into our life.
Our calling is to lead the people of God farther into the heights and depths of the life of Christ, and further out in the aggressive work of the world missions, which the children of God have so long neglected.”
Albert B. Simpson, Founder
We are a part of two groups:
Why not just be an independent church?
We are an independent church! Every C&MA church is completely independent. There is no denominational control or hierarchy, as there is in some denominations. Each church is self-governed and determines its own affairs.
- Every C&MA church chooses its own pastor.
- Every C&MA church owns it own buildings and assets.
- Every C&MA church determines its own programs.
What are the advantages of affiliating with the C&MA?
- It allows us to identify with other Christians around the world who are known for their commitment to the Bible. The C&MA has no man-made “creed.” The Bible is our only authority.
- It allows our church to participate in a great missionary organization. The C&MA currently has 800 missionaries in 58 nations and churches in 81 countries and territories. Through the C&MA missions program, we help support many of these missionaries.
It allows for accountability, and therefore safety for our church. Pastors are held accountable for their doctrinal and ethical positions.